SPECTRA features innovative & award-winning poets from across the country with Quad Cities-based poets & writers at Rozz-Tox (2108 3rd Avenue Rock Island, IL), unless otherwise indicated.


Under the Stars
Live @ Rozz-Tox
Sat. 5/22 at 7:30pm!


SPECTRA National Poetry Month Reading
Saturday, May 22, 2021 | Rozz-Tox (2108 3rd Ave. Rock Island, IL 61201) | 7:30-9 p.m. CST


Finally, an outdoor #SPECTRA reading!
Join us at our natural home Rozz-Tox on May 22 at 7:30pm for a beautiful and much-anticipated live reading!
Featured readers Beth Roberts, XH Collins, and KayLee Chie Kuehl!
Stay tuned for info on limited open mic spots!
Reading followed by a DJ set from Pat Stolley!
Rozz-Tox window will be open for all the delicious eats & drinks!
*Masks + social distancing in place & masks required to enter to use the bathroom*
Free & open | Donations Appreciated
Stay tuned for more info!

Stayed tuned for more details about SPECTRA, the David R. Collins Writers’ Conference, and Young Emerging Writers coming soon.

The SPECTRA Reading Series is manifest thanks to the generous support of the Illinois Arts Council Agency and the estate of Mary Foster.

For more information, please contact MWC at 309-732-7330 or


SPECTRA manifests thanks to the generous support
of the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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